Legal &amp; Regulation http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/65/all en Customisation: Perspective on trading http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/12/09/214448/customisation-perspective-trading <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/image_library/Headshots2/P_Retsinas-61.jpg" style="width: 100px; height: 105px; margin: 0px 10px; float: left;" />By <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: ArialMT; line-height: normal;">Louise Guillemette&nbsp;(pictured, above) and&nbsp;Poseidon Retsinas&nbsp;(pictured, left), both Legal Counsel</span>&nbsp;at&nbsp;Innocap Investment Management&nbsp;&ndash; <strong>The managed account space is evolving from the traditional standardised and commingled offering toward customisation for single investors. Innocap offers its investors dedicated investment vehicles of multiple types, across multiple jurisdictions, featuring multiple fund administrators and service providers.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Special Reports Services Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:40:28 +0000 mkitchen 214448 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Product and legal innovations keep Ireland one step ahead http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/20/213280/product-and-legal-innovations-keep-ireland-one-step-ahead <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Ireland&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Ireland funds" >Ireland funds</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>It is highly anticipated that Ireland will have a new corporate vehicle for Irish funds in place by the end of 2014: the Irish Collective Asset-Management Vehicle or ICAV.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Special Reports Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:21:43 +0000 James.Williams 213280 at http://www.hedgeweek.com FATCA: What's everyone else doing? http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/26/210538/fatca-whats-everyone-else-doing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>By Dawn Howe (pictured) and Michael Padarin,&nbsp;Walkers &ndash;&nbsp;</strong>From the point of view of a Cayman Islands investment funds lawyer it seems as if FATCA dawned on most clients around January 2014, even though it&#39;s been gestating for a number of years.&nbsp; The wake up call was usually a GIIN request from the client&#39;s prime broker, resulting in a scramble to get up to speed and implement a FATCA compliance program within their fund complex.</p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:15:00 +0000 mkitchen 210538 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Omni Partners obtains licence under AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207774/omni-partners-obtains-licence-under-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has approved Omni Partners&rsquo; application for an authorised licence under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:02:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207774 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Capita Financial Managers (Ireland) granted AIFM licence http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207756/capita-financial-managers-ireland-granted-aifm-licence <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Ireland&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Ireland funds" >Ireland funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Capita Financial Managers (Ireland) Limited has been granted an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) licence by the Central Bank of Ireland.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:06:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207756 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Reporting should be key focus for UK AIFMs http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/22/207734/reporting-should-be-key-focus-uk-aifms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Andrew Shrimpton (pictured), global head of regulatory compliance at Kinetic Partners, on what the next focus for UK AIFMs should be following the end of the AIFMD transitional period&hellip;</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:48:40 +0000 mkitchen 207734 at http://www.hedgeweek.com All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/22/207704/all-companies-la-fran%C3%A7aise-group-are-now-authorised-aifms <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=France&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all France funds" >France funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>La Fran&ccedil;aise Group has obtained AIFM&nbsp;approval for all its management companies.</strong></em></p> UCITs Legal & Regulation Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207704 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AIFMD will bring ‘greater stability’ http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207681/aifmd-will-bring-%E2%80%98greater-stability%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Arnaud Claudon, head of depositary banking, BNP Paribas Securities Services, says AIFMD will bring &lsquo;greater stability&rsquo; to European alternatives market&hellip;</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:54:21 +0000 mkitchen 207681 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Full compliance still some way off as AIFMD deadline arrives, says BNY Mellon http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207653/full-compliance-still-some-way-aifmd-authorisation-deadline-arrives-says-bny-mello <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>There is a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation, according to research by BNY Mellon.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207653 at http://www.hedgeweek.com NFA fines New York firm Forex Capital Markets USD200,000 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207647/nfa-fines-new-york-firm-forex-capital-markets-usd200000 <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The National Futures Association (NFA) has ordered Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), a registered retail foreign exchange dealer located in New York City, to pay a USD200,000 fine.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207647 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Two thirds of alternative managers are ready for AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207646/two-thirds-alternative-managers-are-ready-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Funds by country" >Funds by country</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Two thirds (64 per cent) of funds are ready for the deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on 22 July, according to a global survey of alternative investment fund managers.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207646 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Interactive Data launches solution to address AIFMD requirements http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/18/207598/interactive-data-launches-solution-address-aifmd-requirements <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Interactive Data, a provider of independent evaluated pricing and reference data services, has introduced a solution to help financial institutions address the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207598 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Thomas Murray Data Services launches risk solution for depositary banks under AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/18/207591/thomas-murray-data-services-launches-risk-solution-depositary-banks-under-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a suite of products and has been working with a number of depositary banks to provide a total risk solution to ensure depositary bank compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207591 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Chatham Financial expands regulatory services ahead of EMIR and AIFMD deadlines http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/17/207525/chatham-financial-expands-regulatory-services-ahead-emir-and-aifmd-deadlines <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Chatham Financial has launched new services within its consulting practice and ChathamDirect Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to help fund managers navigate the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Technology and software solutions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207525 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SEC adopts first instalment of rules for cross-border security-based swap activity http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/17/207533/sec-adopts-first-instalment-rules-cross-border-security-based-swap-activity <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-12-23&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) re-started its rulemaking for security-based swaps (SBS) under the Dodd-Frank Act by adopting a first instalment of rules that are applicable to SBS involving persons and entities located outside the US.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Trading & Execution Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:17:21 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207533 at http://www.hedgeweek.com